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Selection and characterization of spinosad resistance in Spodoptera exigua (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
The cross-resistance and biochemical mechanism of the beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Hubner), to spinosad was studied in the laboratory. S. exigua population were collected from Shanghai suburb.Expand
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Toxicity of acetamiprid to workers of Reticulitermes flaviceps (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae), Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) and Odontotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Termitidae)
The toxicity of acetamiprid was tested on Reticulitermes flaviceps (Oshima), Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki and Odontotermes formosanus (Shiraki), important pests in buildings, dams and trees inExpand
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Age polyethism drives community structure of the bacterial gut microbiota in the fungus-cultivating termite Odontotermes formosanus.
Fungus-cultivating termites (Macrotermitinae) possess an elaborate strategy of lignocellulose digestion. It involves a lignocellulose-degrading fungal symbiont (genus Termitomyces), a diverse gutExpand
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Control of dam termites with a monitor-controlling device (Isoptera: Termitidae)
Odontotermesformosanus Shiraki and Macrotermes barneyi Light are important species of termites infesting dams and dikes in China. The method of using monitor-controlling devices combined withExpand
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Laboratory Evaluation of Differential Attraction of Culex pipiens pallens to the Volatiles of Flowers, Fruits, and Seed Pods
Abstract The attraction of Culex pipiens pallens Coquillett to various potential sugar sources in their habitats remains unknown. In the present study, we evaluated the attraction of Cx. pipiensExpand
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The clone of laccase gene and its potential function in cuticular penetration resistance of Culex pipiens pallens to fenvalerate
Abstract Decreased insecticides cuticular penetration, as one of resistant mechanisms in insect, has been extensively documented. Laccases, are enzymes with p -diphenol oxidase activity, was relatedExpand
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Inter-colonial variation in the compositions of the frontal gland secretion of Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)
The frontal gland secretions of Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki soldiers from three colonies were analyzed by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry. Sixty-five components were detected and identified,Expand
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PHYSIOCHEMICAL LIGNOCELLULOSE MODIFICATION BY THE FORMOSAN SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE COPTOTERMES FORMOSANUS SHIRAKI (ISOPTERA: RHINOTERMITIDAE) AND ITS POTENTIAL USES IN THE PRODUCTION OF BIOFUELS
Formosan subterranean termites (Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki) and other wood-feeding insects have the ability to digest cellulose and structurally modify or degrade lignin. We examined the physicalExpand
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Synthesis, characterization and efficacy of silver nanoparticles against Aedes albopictus larvae and pupae.
Silver nanoparticles have been studied in a wide range of medical and entomological research works due to their eco-friendly aspects. In our study salicylic acid (SA) and its derivative,Expand
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